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John Bell Hood

John Bell Hood was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Hood had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered on recklessness. Arguably one of the best brigade and division commanders in the CSA, Hood gradually became increasingly ineffective as he was promoted to lead larger, independent commands late in the war; his career and reputation were marred by his decisive defeats leading an army in the Atlanta Campaign and the... Read More

BornJune 1, 1831 or June 29, 1831
Owingsville, Kentucky
DiedAugust 30, 1879 (aged 48)
New Orleans, Louisiana
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